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All the clues from episode one of The Masked Singer Australia 2021

And so the investigation begins...
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The Masked Singer Australia 2021 is under way which means two things. 1. Our dreams are going to start featuring pavlovas and mullets and kebabs (no comment as to whether they already featured the latter one). And 2. We have a whole new set of clues to try and piece together.

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Yes, it’s that time of year when we all become collective Sherlock Holmes, piecing together clues as though we work for the FBI, constantly reminding our housemate that the odds of Brad Pitt being under the pavlova mask are very unlikely… but never impossible.

So, just what clues did we receive in the first episode? Let’s take a look.

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Mullet. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Mullet

“I’m Mullet, just a knockabout bloke surprised to be here! I’ve spent years by the water and I’ve had my fair share of battles. Those night vision goggles belong to the army! I like the spotlight, but I’ve had more than a few sleepless nights. My answer is to take the show on the road.

“I’m not really into strict routines. I prefer to improvise. I know it’s not the way to make a big hit but beggars can’t be choosers. I’ve never really been the boss but I have been known to take your breath away. That’s official.

“I’m the Mullet and I reckon I’ve got this singing thing nailed.”

Song: Macho Man by The Village People

Panel’s Question: Are you a swimmer?

Answer: I don’t need to get my hair wet anymore.

Guesses: Russell Crowe (Dannii), Ryan Gallagher (Jackie O), Mark Wahlberg (Hughesy), Mick Fanning (Urzila)

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Pavlova. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Pavlova

“I’m the pavlova. Crusty on the outside but tender inside. I love the kitchen, it’s my happy place. Croissants, eclairs, gateau, vol au vents! If I can make baking a competitive sport I would. Mon Dieu!

“My dream came to me when I was young. I had a real talent and I haven’t stopped since. How do I keep my gorgeous pavlova figure? Don’t ask. What I’ll say is that when push comes to shove, I manage. I spent a lot of my childhood down south in the hills. I’m Pavlova and tonight’s going to be sweet!”

Song: Watermelon Sugar by Harry Styles

Panel’s Question: We saw the WA flag, were you born there?

Answer: All of Australia is my playground but I have special feelings for WA’s birdlife.

Guesses: Melissa George (Jackie O), Isla Fisher (Dannii), Natalie Portman (Hughesy), Lorde (Urzila)

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Dolly. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Dolly

“Hello, I’m Dolly and I’m quite the young lady but underneath is a different story. Just because I am a dolly doesn’t mean I’m a toy. I’ve always aimed high, good enough is never good enough. Things have to be just so.

“I don’t mind a bit of back and forth. In fact, I’m rather famous for it. Everyone expects Dolly to be a good girl. Well, I’m the type of Dolly I want to be. My dreams aren’t what they used to be. I’ve been through a change and I’m definitely off the leash. People think Dollys should be seen and not heard. Well, not this Dolly.”

Song: Fly Away by Tones and I

Panel’s Question: Do you work in Australia much?

Answer: My earliest childhood dreams were to take on the entire world and beat them.

Guesses: P!nk (Dannii), Layne Beachley (Hughesy), Ronda Rousey (Urzila), Nicole Scherzinger (Jackie O)

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Professor. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Professor

I’m the Professor and I want to make the world a better place. Am I opinionated? The answer must be yes but that’s not news. Knowledge is very important to me, even if it’s not the type you find at university. Our mother universe is huge, the possibilities for love are just as big as long as we have some faith.

I’m a Scientist. I don’t believe in conspiracy theories. I’m always searching for the answer for the right cues. I like to think outside the square, it makes me an outsider but that’s okay. I like to break stereotypes and go where others don’t. I am Professor, I’m going to win The Masked Singer.”

Song: Dumb Things by Paul Kelly

Panel’s Question: Are you single or have you found love on The Bachelor or love in Paradise?

Answer: I have certainly been a bachelor at times in my life but to me, love is paradise.

Guesses: Brain Cox (Dannii), Matt Agnew (Jackie O), Bobby Cannavale (Hughesy), Waleed Aly (Urzila)

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Vampire. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Vampire

I am Vampire and I am eternal. I do not fear the daylight, I embraced it and it embraced me. It fed me when I most needed it. I am the child of Vampires. Who I am runs through my blood, it always has.

“But vampires age slowly. As a Vampire, I have unexpected power. I don’t wish to be unkind but do not underestimate me. Werewolves fear gold. Vampires do not. We revel in it. The heavier the better.

“I am Vampire and I am forever!”

Song: Gangsta’s Paradise by Coolio

Panel’s Question: Do you come from an entertainment family?

Answer: Although Vampires can be made the purest vampire have it in the blood from birth.

Guesses: Michelle Williams (Jackie O), Donatella Versace (Urzila), Emma Watkins (Hughesy), Susanna Hoffs (Dannii)

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Volcano. (Credit: Channel Ten)

Volcano

“I am the volcano and you never know when I’ll blow my top. Volcanos are here for a long time, not a good time. I know I have some dragon in my history and that’s not unusual. I don’t want to get emotional but I remember when Hollywood called, cultural differences were very big.

But I’m someone who believes in grabbing life by the you-know-what. Whatever you think of me, respect my three records although you probably only know about one. Back when I was having the time of my life.

Us volcanos believe in fighting fire with fire. Will I blow my top again? You can set your watch by it.”

SongI’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) by The Proclaimers

Panel’s Question: Have you ever been in an action movie?

Answer: What I do is box office gold and I won’t let anything stand in my way.

Guesses: Sacha Baron Cohen (Dannii), Christian Bale (Hughesy), Anthony Mundine (Jackie O), Billy Bob Thornton (Urzila)

At the end of the first episode, it was Volcano that was unmasked. 

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